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  (b. 12 July 1894 East Lyme, Connecticut, USA   d. abt. 1955 Webster, Massachusetts, USA )  
Summary: George Frank KORCH was born 12 July 1894 in East Lyme, Connecticut, USA. George Frank KORCH was the child of Andrew (András) KORCH (KOVALČÍK) and Elizabeth (Alzbeta) (Erzsébet) TOMKO and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Andreas KOVALYCIK and Borka STRYCIKO (maternal)  George (György) TOMKO and Anna PASICSÁK (PASITSÁK)

He married  Mae N OSTBERG 21 August 1918 in Webster, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Mae N OSTBERG  was born 20 May 1899 in Webster, Massachusetts, USA.  She died 10 February 1984 in Webster, Massachusetts, USA.  She was the daughter of Oscar Ludwig OSTBERG and Almina Nathalia ANDERSON.

George Frank KORCH died abt. 1955 in Webster, Massachusetts, USA.
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Did You Know?America - Did you know? January 1, 1863 - Homestead Act becomes law, allowing settlers to claim land (160 acres) after they ...Read MORE...

East Lyme, Connecticut, USA
Oldest house in East Lyme

East Lyme, Connecticut, USA
Rocky Neck State Park, East Lyme, Conn.

East Lyme, Connecticut, USA
Ye Golden Spur Inn, East Lyme, Conn.

East Lyme, Connecticut, USA
Souvenir Spoons, Golden Spur Park, East Lyme,...

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Ye Golden Spur Inn and Dancing Pavilion, Ye...

East Lyme, Connecticut, USA
Flanders School

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East Lyme, Connecticut, USA
Niantic River Yacht Basin, Niantic, Conn.

East Lyme, Connecticut, USA
Crocker Farms Drive-In Restaurant and Bar-Lounge, ...

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George Frank KORCH married flag  Mae N OSTBERG-- Date: 21 August 1918 Place: Webster, Massachusetts, USA

Mae N OSTBERG was the daughter of Oscar Ludwig OSTBERG and Almina Nathalia ANDERSON

Certificate of Marriage
Webster, August 21, 1918

George F. Korch
age 23, white, residence - Thompson, Conn.
first marriage
occupation Woolen Weaver
born East Lyme Conn.
father - Andrew Korch
mother - Elizabeth Tonko

May N. Ostberg
age 19, white, residence - Webster, Mass.
first marriage
born Webster, Mass.
father - Oscar Ostberg
mother - Natalie Anderson

Massachusetts, State Vital Records, 1841-1920
Marriages Marriages 1918 vol 0041
Watertown-West Springfield Image 301 of 524


flag  Jayne Olive KORCH (b.9 November 1920, Webster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 26 September 2014, Webster, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Stephen Francis PLAZA abt. 1944

flag  Charlotte KORCH (b.27 March 1922, Webster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 26 January 1992, Sturbridge, Massachusetts, USA )
m. Eugene E ARMSTRONG 18 October 1940

World War II Soldier flag  George Frank KORCH (b.1924, Webster, Massachusetts, USA  d. bef. 2004, )

World War II Soldier flag  Harold Earl KORCH (b.1 October 1925, Webster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 14 February 2007, Putnam, Connecticut, USA)
m. Jeannette COLLETTE 

flag  Barbara M KORCH (b.26 March 1927, Webster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 13 March 2007, Dudley, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Charles F KOPAS 

World War II Soldier flag  Warren Carl KORCH (b.2 July 1928, Webster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 6 January 1979, Middletown, Connecticut, USA)

flag  Donald Paul KORCH (b.1930, Webster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 8 March 2009, North Grosvenordale, Connecticut, USA)
m. Irene BLAIN 

flag  Leonard Russell KORCH (b.18 January 1932, Webster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 5 May 1962, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Madeleine D CHOINIERE Oct. 1954

flag  Norma P KORCH (b.25 February 1934, Webster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 26 April 2004, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Edward J SZKUTAK 4 November 1972

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Grave marker - Mt. Zion Cemetery, Webster, MA
12 July 1894
East Lyme, Connecticut, USA

World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike

USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.
in 1897, at 6 am, over 100 people crowded onto the first train to travel through a tunnel under...Read MORE...

USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996 -

USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.
On December 10, the Treaty of Paris officially ended the Spanish-American War. The once-proud...Read MORE...

1900 Thompson, Windham, Connecticut
CT page 40 of 56 #526 Thompson. Andrew is listed as born in July 1868, 31 years old working in...Read MORE...

USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
The Gold Standard Act a Law.
Washington, March 15. - The gold standard act passed by congress,...Read MORE...

USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.
Mrs. Carrie Nation, of this City, Invaded Six of Them last Thursday....Read MORE...

World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII. - January 22, 1901

World History 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication
One hundred years ago on Saturday, a young Italian inventor named Guglielmo Marconi stood on a...Read MORE...

USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan

June 16, 1903

USA 1903 - October - First World Series
The 1903 World Series was the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball. It...Read MORE...

USA 1904 - April 30 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (closes December 1).
Ice-cream cones were first served in 1904 at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition world's fair in St....Read MORE...

USA 1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal
February 23 – For $10 million, the United States gains control of the Panama Canal Zone...

June...

World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples. - April 7, 1906

USA 1908 - September 27 – Henry Ford produces his first Model T automobile. - September 27, 1908

1910 Thompson, Windham, Connecticut
CT page 17 of 54 #589 Thompson (Wilsonville Village) as farmer, age 44.
With wife, Elizabeth, 44,...

World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic
At 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, the British ocean liner Titanic sinks into the North Atlantic Ocean ...Read MORE...

USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.
New Route Across Continent Will Be Inaugurated With Many...

USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act. - December 23, 1913

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.
President Wilson Acts on Joint Resolution of Congress
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World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium
August 1, 1914 - Germany declares war on Russia. France and Belgium begin full...Read MORE...

USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,
facilitated by a newly invented vacuum tube amplifier, ceremonially inaugurated by Alexander Graham ...Read MORE...

World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool. - May 7, 1915

USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14. - May 30, 1916

He was born in East Lyme, Connecticut. He is the Assistant Manager of the Woolworth Store in...Read MORE...

USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.
Citizenship for Porto Ricans.
From the New York Herald.

With the passage of the new government...

USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.
U.S. At War

Washington, April 6 - ...

USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.
But He Must Register on Tuesday or Go to...

1918 Marriage / Partner
George Frank KORCH and Mae N OSTBERG 21 August 1918, Webster, Massachusetts, USA

World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire. - October 31, 1918

World History 1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations
World War I (1914-1918) was finally over. This first global conflict had claimed from 9 million to...Read MORE...

USA 1919 - October 28 – Prohibition in the United States is authorized:
The United States Congress passes the Volstead Act over President Woodrow Wilson's veto....Read MORE...

George Korch is living on High St. in Webster, MA. He is 24, born in CT, parents b. in Austria. He...Read MORE...

1920 Birth of Child
Jayne Olive KORCH was born 9 November 1920, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts
1922 - Chase Mills, Webster, Mass.

"George Korch is receiving congratulations on the ...

1922 Birth of Child
Charlotte KORCH was born 27 March 1922, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1924 - June 2 - Congress Granted Citizenship to All Native Americans Born in the U.S.
Citizenship Given Indians
- Long Beach Press -

Every native-born Indian in this country is...

1925 Birth of Child
Harold Earl KORCH was born 1 October 1925, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
1927 Birth of Child
Barbara M KORCH was born 26 March 1927, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
1928 Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts
Korch, George (Mae), emp W Mills, h Ash R D 1
The Webster and Oxford Directory 1928

1928 Birth of Child
Warren Carl KORCH was born 2 July 1928, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
World History 1929 - February 11 - Independent State of Vatican City created by Lateran Treaty
Lateran Concordat of 1929
On February 11th, 1929, an historic treaty was signed between the...Read MORE...

USA 1929 - St Valentine's Day Massacre
Gunmen of Alphonse Capone (1899-1947) murder seven rival Chicago mobsters in the "St. Valentine's...Read MORE...

1930 Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts
George F. and Mae N. Korch are living on Ash St in Webster, MA. George is 35, b. CT, parents b....Read MORE...

World History 1930 - February 18 - Pluto is discovered
Pluto was discovered at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, by astronomer Clyde W....Read MORE...

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USA 1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.
WASHINGTON - March 3 - (AP) - The Senate today passed and sent to the House a...Read MORE...

USA 1931 - May 1 - The Empire State Building Opens
President Herbert Hoover pressed a button in Washington, D.C., and on came the lights in the...Read MORE...

1932 Birth of Child
Leonard Russell KORCH was born 18 January 1932, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1932 - May 20–May 21 – Amelia Earhart flies from the USA to Derry, Northern Ireland in 14 hours 54 minutes.
Amelia Earhart is First Woman to Fly Atlantic Ocean Alone

New York, May 21. (AP) - Word was...

USA 1933 - April 19 – The United States officially goes off the gold standard.
U.S. Off the Gold Standard
First Time in Half Century

United States' Action in Leaving Gold...

USA 1933 - November 8 – New Deal: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration, an organization designed to create jobs for more than 4 million of the unemployed. - November 8, 1933

USA 1933 - December 5 – The 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed, repealing Prohibition.
Obey Rum Law, F.D.R. Urges
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5. (AP) - President Roosevelt late today signed a...Read MORE...

1934 Birth of Child
Norma P KORCH was born 25 February 1934, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
Korch George F. emp W Mills h Ash R D 1
Webster MA 1935 Directory

USA 1935 - Dust Bowl: The great dust storm in the United States hits eastern New Mexico and Colorado, and western Oklahoma the hardest.

By Robert...

USA 1935 - August 14 – United States President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law.
Roosevelt Sees New Steps To Social Security For Nation
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15. (AP). - President...

USA 1935 - September 30 - Roosevelt Dedicates Boulder Dam (later to be known as Hoover Dam)
Government Spending Is To Be Ended
Private Industry Mus Now Maintain Recovery Pay Says F.R.

by...

USA 1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster:
In the United States, the German airship Hindenburg bursts into flame when mooring to a mast in...Read MORE...

USA 1938 - October 24 - The minimum wage is established by law in the United States. - October 24, 1938

USA 1939 - April 30 - World's Fair opens in New York City

April 30, 1939

World History 1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland

September 1, 1939

1940 Thompson, Windham, Connecticut
114 Wilsonville
Kovalchk Elizabeth, head, 73, widow, b. Austria
Kovalcek George, head, 45, b. CT, ...

World History 1940 - May 10 - Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain

May 10, 1940

USA 1941 - January 13 – All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law. - January 13, 1941

USA 1941 - December 7 - Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor
Attack on Pearl Harbor: Aircraft flying from Imperial Japanese Navy carriers launch a surprise...Read MORE...

USA 1941 - December 8 - WWII: President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his "Infamy Speech"
President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his "Infamy Speech" to a Joint...Read MORE...

World History 1941 - December 11 - Germany and Italy declare war on the United States. The U.S. responds in kind. - December 11, 1941

1942 World War II Draft Registration
name: George Frank Korch
event: Draft Registration
event date: 1942
event place: Putnam,...

USA 1942 - June 4–June 7 – WWII: The Battle of Midway: The Japanese naval advance in the Pacific is halted.

Naval History and Heritage Command ( - June 7, 1942

USA 1942 - December 1 – Gasoline rationing begins in the United States.
License Numbers To Be on Coupons

When individuals obtain their basic "A" gasoline rationing...

USA 1943 - February 7 – WWII: In the United States, it is announced that shoe rationing will go into effect in 2 days.
Steps in Rationing Listed

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (AP) - Step forward in your last pair of unrationed ...Read MORE...

USA 1943 - Penicillin first used successfully to treat a patient

Changes Method Of War On Germs; Pales "Glory" Of Sulfa

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World History 1944 - June 6 - WWII – D-Day:
155,000 Allied troops shipped from England land on the beaches of Normandy in northern France,...Read MORE...

World History 1945 - September 2 - World War II ends
Japan Surrenders Formally, Unconditionally to Allies in Short Ritual; V-J Day...Read MORE...

World History 1947 - February 25 - The German state of Prussia is officially abolished by the Allied Control Council. - February 25, 1947

World History 1948 - The State of Israel is officially created
On May 14, 1948, David Ben-Gurion, the head of the Jewish Agency, proclaimed the establishment of...Read MORE...

World History 1949 - The Soviet Union successfully detonates an atomic weapon

World History 1949 - Communists under Mao assume power in China
Mao Zedong proclaims People’s Republic of China

"Naming himself head of state, communist...

USA 1950 - January 31 - President Harry S. Truman orders the development of the hydrogen bomb, in response to the detonation of the Soviet Union's first atomic bomb in 1949 - January 31, 1950

World History 1950 - June 25 - Korean War begins when North Korean forces invade South Korea
Armed forces from communist North Korea smash into South Korea, setting off the Korean War. The...Read MORE...

USA 1953 - Dr. Jonas Salk, University of Pittsburg, announced successful testing of polio vaccine webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ patimeln.htm -

World History 1953 - July 27 - Korean War ends
After three years of a bloody and frustrating war, the United States, the People's Republic of...Read MORE...

Webster, Massachusetts, USA

George is buried at: Mount Zion Cemetery
Old Worcester Rd.
Rte 12
Webster, Massachusetts, USA

Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM

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